Definition of Tapetum. Meaning of Tapetum. Synonyms of Tapetum

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Definition of Tapetum

Tapetum
Tapetum Ta*pe"tum, n. [NL., from L. tapete a carpet, a tapestry.] (Anat.) An area in the pigmented layer of the choroid coat of the eye in many animals, which has an iridescent or metallic luster and helps to make the eye visible in the dark. Sometimes applied to the whole layer of pigmented epithelium of the choroid.

Meaning of Tapetum from wikipedia

- Tapetum (Latin for **** or tapestry) can refer to: Tapetum (botany), tissue within the sporangium (especially the anther), which provides nutrition for...
- The tapetum lucidum /təˈpiːtəm/ (Latin: "bright tapestry; coverlet", plural tapeta lucida) is a layer of tissue in the eye of many vertebrates. Lying...
- The tapetum is a specialised layer of nutritive cells found within the anther, of flowering plants, where it is located between the sporangenous tissue...
- constitute the tapetum and extend laterally on either side into the temporal lobe, and cover in the central part of the lateral ventricle. The tapetum and anterior...
- vision compared to many animals, in part because the human eye lacks a tapetum lucidum. Night-useful spectral range techniques can sense radiation...
- whereas the controlled reflection of light from the tapetum lucidum produces eyeshine (see Tapetum lucidum). Chorioretinitis Uveitis Schematic...
- effect of the (normal) presence of a tapetum lucidum in both eyes and the absence of melanin in the blue eye. The tapetum lucidum produces eyeshine in both...
- Glowing eyes can refer to: Tapetum lucidum, a layer of tissue in the eye that reflects visible light back through the retina Glowing Eyes (film), a 2002...
- Stichodactyla tapetum is a species of sea anemone in the family Stichodactylidae. World Register of Marine Species Stichodactyla tapetum....
- right and left arcuate fasciculus (Raf & Laf), the right and left superior longitudinal fasciculus (Rslf & Lslf), and tapetum of corpus callosum (Ta)....
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